Introduction Databases are all around us (3 minutes 24 seconds) Phil realises that databases are all around us
Data, Information & Knowledge (4 minutes 5 seconds) Phil asks what the difference is between data and information?
Database or knowledge base? (1 minute 32 seconds ) Phil asks if the database is named correctly?
Spreadsheets & Databases (8 minutes 10 seconds ) Les explains how the spreadsheet rises out of personal computing
Relational Databases (3 minutes ) Phil introduces the word ‘tanging’ and Les explains the power and scale-ability of related tables
Key Field (3 minutes 17 seconds) Les explains how a key field works in a relational database
Databases scale with processor advances (8 minutes and 24 seconds) Les explains what databases were like when ‘he was a lad’ and how ‘they are ever-so big now’
Big Data (7 minutes and 43 seconds) Les explains the ongoing challenges for modern databases
If you are seeking to understand relational databases and how key fields work you may be interested in Phil’s unplugged video explanation